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Global Warming Causes Horse Abortions

Global Warming Causes Horse Abortions

so i’d come to find out from uh… scientists that uh… spring has now moved ten days earlier in the year did you know that almost spring valley we did so an eleven out of it uh… because my birthday how much for the first was the first day of spring and and as a …

Did Life on Earth Come from Space?

Did Life on Earth Come from Space?

what if the first genesis of life the abiogenesis is so unlikely that it only happened once in the entire galaxy and that once was not on earth what if primitive life arrived on earth after having traveled vast distances across the Milky Way some scientists think this may be the case this is the …

5 Types of Awesome Glass Made by Nature

Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this episode of SciShow. Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [ ♪INTRO ] When it comes to sparkly objects, the planet Earth has a lot to offer. For examples of those, we usually think of minerals — solid structures made out of repeating molecular patterns. They’ve got a lot of …

Fossil Fuels: The Greenest Energy

Fossil Fuels: The Greenest Energy

What if I told you that someone had developed an energy source that could help us solve our biggest environmental challenges, purify our water and air, make our cities and homes more sanitary, and keep us safe from potential catastrophic climate change? What if I also told you that this energy source was cheap, plentiful, …

Earth’s mass extinctions | Peter Ward

Earth’s mass extinctions | Peter Ward

So, I want to start out with this beautiful picture from my childhood. I love the science fiction movies. Here it is: “This Island Earth.” And leave it to Hollywood to get it just right. Two-and-a-half years in the making. (Laughter) I mean, even the creationists give us 6,000, but Hollywood goes to the chase. …

Evolution: It’s a Thing – Crash Course Biology #20

Evolution: It’s a Thing – Crash Course Biology #20

Congratulations! This is our last episode of our section on Evolution and Genetics, which puts us at the halfway mark of CrashCourse Biology. So far we’ve learned about DNA, genetics, natural selection, how cells multiply, populations, speciation, replication, respiration, and photosynthesitation. I’m so proud of you. But I couldn’t let this section end without discussing …